Yes. Buttonizer sets cookies, but only in a several situations and it won't track your visitors. It's following the EU GDPR law, you do not need to ask permissions from your visitors for the cookies that Buttonizer sets.
What is GDPR?
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a European law that prevents websites to set cookies concerning the privacy of the website visitor. The law is for cookies that track the user and are not for functional use.
The cookies that Buttonizer sets are only functional cookies.
What kind of cookies does Buttonizer sets?
Buttonizer will only set functional cookies in the following situations:
- Open Buttonizer menu by default at first page load (cookie type: boolean, feature in Buttonizer Free)
- Show Buttonizer menu after several amount of seconds (cookie type: timestamp, feature in Buttonizer Pro)
- Buttonizer exit intent, when set on 'only once per browser session'. (cookie type: sessioncookie with value: timestamp, feature in Buttonizer Pro)
Buttonizer does not set any other cookies and will not track your user behaviour. It won't be necessary to ask your visitors permissions about the cookies that Buttonizer sets.
Site owners decision
It's up to you what you do with the cookies Buttonizer sets, if you read the cookies in the backend and do other things with them than we've intended, then you should ask your visitors for permission before you do that.
When you use Buttonizer in a correct way, Buttonizer is following the GDPR.
Otherwise you'll need to ask permissions for whatever you're doing with the cookies if it's concerning the privacy of the visitor.
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